About the Community Environment Fund

This page outlines the role of the Community Environment Fund and explains how it empowers New Zealanders to make a positive difference to the environment. 

About the Community Environment Fund

The Community Environment Fund (CEF) empowers New Zealanders to take environmental action by funding projects that:

  • strengthen environmental partnerships
  • raise environmental awareness
  • encourage participation in environmental initiatives in the community.

The next CEF funding round (Round 9) will be open for applications from 21 August to 14 September 2017.  

For more information see Community Environment Fund funding rounds.  

Community Environment Fund advertising poster 

Promote the Community Environment Fund with an advertising poster [PDF, 569 KB].

Contact us

If you have questions about the fund, or would like to be added to our email update list, please contact the Community Environment Fund team.

Email: cef@mfe.govt.nz

Reviewed:
20/06/17